Posts With The Category: "Mosquitoes"
We're not in the business of scaring people. But, we're not going to lie either. Zika is scary. It is, after all, a virus that can cause microcephaly in unborn children at all stages of pregnancy. If even one child is born with this, it will be one child too many. But what are the chances? Is Zika currently a threat to residents here in Maui? Will it become a threat in the future? All we can do is give you the facts as we know them. It is up to you to determine how much of a threat this virus is.
Mosquitoes are a threat here in Hawaii. Protect yourself and your family.
Mosquito control is key in preventing Dengue and Zika mosquito borne illnesses Hawaii is currently experiencing a Dengue outbreak in the Big Island with 259 confirmed cases; additionally it is likely that Zika will become a problem in Hawaii, since we have the mosquito vectors, Aedes aegypti and A. albopictus. Both of these mosquitoes are black and white striped and can vector Zika and Dengue.